Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances

Year: 2007
Volume: 6
Issue: 1
Page No. 16 - 19

Relationship of Serum Leptin Concentration to Fat Deposition in Slaughtered Young Camels

Authors : A.A. Al-Azraqi

Abstract: Body weight, back-fat thickness and serum leptin concentration were measured in a total of 166 young camels. Serum concentration of leptin increased linearly with body fat and age and highly correlated with back-fat thickness, suggesting that serum leptin content is a good indicator of body fatness in camels.

How to cite this article:

A.A. Al-Azraqi , 2007. Relationship of Serum Leptin Concentration to Fat Deposition in Slaughtered Young Camels . Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 6: 16-19.

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